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Of all the toys that may spark outrage, Lego bricks probably aren't the first thing that comes to mind. But according to Father Slawomir Kostrzewa, the plastic blocks are the playthings of the devil.
Kostrzewa took particular offense with the brand's new Monster Fighters line, which he claims is "about darkness and the world of death" and will consequently covert children into Satan worshipers.
"These toys can have a negative effect on children," Kostrzewa said. "They can destroy their souls and lead them to the dark side."
Kostrzewa has previously spoken out against Hello Kitty and My Little Pony. And here we were, thinking Lego wanted to instill the positive message that everything is awesome.- -
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